Tag: Oscars

Stripped: Calvin Klein, Oscars Fashion and More

Stripped: Calvin Klein, Oscars Fashion and More

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03/21/2017

This week on Stripped, Isabel Lord and Emma Francois are joined by guests Caitlin Mannering and Amy Guay to briefly discuss fashion’s growing political consciousness and the Calvin Klein ad featuring the cast of Moonlight. Later, they break down the best and worst dressed of the Oscars red carpet. Check out all of the Oscars red carpet…

Carrying On: Untangling the Art From the Artist

Carrying On: Untangling the Art From the Artist

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02/17/2017

I have always been in love with movies. Beautiful, gritty, or suspenseful, it doesn’t matter. When done right, a film has the power to place me in a different world, a world more dazzling, more terrifying, or more outlandish than the one in which I reside. A soaring piece of music, a particularly cutting dialogue…

Academy Awards LXXXVIII: An Oscars Sporting Event

Academy Awards LXXXVIII: An Oscars Sporting Event

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03/01/2016

Veteran leading man Leonardo DiCaprio finally brought home the gold from Academy Awards LXXXVIII Sunday night at the Dolby Theater to join “The Revenant” teammate Alejandro Iñarritu on the big stage, but the real winner of the night was the group of “Mad Max: Fury Road,” who grinded their way to six scores, including two…

Carrying on: Politics at the Oscars

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02/26/2015

The subject of politics frequently finds its way into the Academy Awards, and the 2015 Oscars were no exception. Not even including red carpet movements such as #AskHerMore, this year’s onstage, on-air acceptance speeches combated racism, sexism, LGBTQ discrimination, immigration, and even ableism. What made this year’s statements starkly different from the Oscars’ most famous…

The Definitive Guide To The 2015 Oscars

The Definitive Guide To The 2015 Oscars

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02/20/2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With stars young and old, fascinating and unpredictable races, and Neil Patrick Harris hosting, Sunday’s Oscars have the potential to be one of the best awards shows in many years. Add to the equation my semi-educated predictions, and you have essentially a perfect night. When reading these,…

Carrying On: Casting the Oscars in a new mold

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01/22/2015

Everything seems a little tidier in retrospect, the visceral immediacy of a moment a little muted in its distance from the present. The moment I’m thinking about occurred last summer, when I was 2,600 meters in the air and clinging to a rock face, attempting to convince myself aloud that I wasn’t going to die….

Duvernay’s Oscar Snub Draws Heavy Criticism

Duvernay’s Oscar Snub Draws Heavy Criticism

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01/19/2015

Of all the snubs from the 87th Academy Awards nominations, which were announced this past Thursday morning, none drew heavier criticism than the exclusion of up-and-coming director Ava Duvernay from the Best Director category. Although her film Selma was nominated in the Best Picture and Best Original Song categories, Duvernay, who would have been the…

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